Stricken cargo ship under tow from Falklands waters
A DAMAGED cargo ship abandoned by its captain and crew just under 100 miles south east of Stanley is being towed to outside the Falklands Conservation Zone.
Last Friday May 5, Baltmed Reefer Services Ltd. reported that MV Uruguay Reefer had sent a distress signal and that it had severe flooding in the cargo holds.
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Expedition ships to Falklands increase in number
THE cruise season came to a close last month with 55,633 passenger arrivals visiting the Islands - only slightly fewer than the 56,476 who visited the previous season.
Final statistics supplied to Falkland Islands Tourist Board by Customs and Immigration show that 89% (49,000) of these were travelling on large cruise vessels, with the remaining 6,000 visiting on expedition ships.
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